Nature Photography by Iain Challis

I am a big fan of sharing art, and even more so when it encourages new artists and creatives in what they loves to do. I have already mentioned the photographer Gillian Gamble as one of my favourites, but recently another different type of photographic art has caught my eye: Iain Challis is a young British…

Five Lessons From The Sound of Music

Breaking from my weekly routine is due to a piece of news that I only received at the weekend and I felt needed marking: Maria Von Trapp, the last member of the family singers (before the three later children were born to the Captain and Maria) that inspired The Sound of Music, died at 99 years…

Hotel Transylvania Vs Ruby Sparks; The Critic Compares Love Lessons

SPOILER ALERT! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! SPOILER ALERT! I haven’t written a review for a while so I decided to give myself the challenge of comparing to very different films which Bear and I actually saw in the space of 4 hours. The reason I’m doing it this way is because I found myself comparing the…

Nothing Will Change Unless… The Critic Reviews The Lorax

Musical, merry and full of colour the starting scenes were a little bit of a shock despite my adventures into Kid-dom of Alton Towers a few days earlier. The cinema had been littered with remains from the Official Preview, with star Danny DeVito (The Lorax) in attendance, the night before. Filled with copies of the…

The Critic Reviews Ice Age 4 – Continental Drift

For those of you that haven’t seen Ice Age 1, 2 & 3 you probably should read the rest of this as it will have a lot of spoilers. SPOILER ALERT! DANGER! SPOILER ALERT! For those of you awesome people who have been keeping up with the first three amazing but would like a catch…

May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor. The Critic Reviews The Hunger Games

First thing I heard about The Hunger Games was that is was “based on the bestselling series by Suzanne Collins“… to which I responded, “What books?” These books are meant to be the next Twilight (Thank God that one’s over!) or Harry Potter (it certainly has the darkness for that comparison), but seeing as I…